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Government of Fengtai district in southern Beijing has put in place a response mechanism in time of war and put the residents of the 11 residential complexes under quarantine due to the outbreak of the coronavirus in one of the largest markets of “Sinhali”, which provides about 90% of the city in fresh vegetables and fruits
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Government of Fengtai district in southern Beijing has put in place a response mechanism in time of war and put the residents of the 11 residential complexes under quarantine due to the outbreak of the coronavirus in one of the largest markets of “Sinhali”, which provides about 90% of the city in fresh vegetables and fruits.
According to Chinese media, traces of coronavirus was discovered in samples from the Board for cutting by imported salmon. According to virologists themselves are the salmon and other seafood can’t be carriers COVID-19, but he can get to the products when they come in contact with contaminated surfaces.
The fish came on the “Sinhale” with the private market seafood Cinsini where previously identified a hotbed of coronavirus. Per night in Beijing supermarket chains had withdrawn from sale salmon. Market “Sinhali” closed and cordoned off by the military and police. All the streets that you can drive to the market is blocked. Also denied entry to running next to a motorway, reports TASS. In the market area changed public transport routes.
At the outbreak of the coronavirus Beijing authorities will tighten sanitary and epidemiological control over the foreign goods and verification of all arriving from abroad. Also tightened checks coming to Beijing from other regions of China.
The Xinfadi market in Beijing will be disinfected after workers tested positive and the virus was found in the imported salmon in the market. Beijing closes the city’s largest wholesale food market after the discovery of the cases.11 housing communities full lockdown . pic.twitter.com/XOaNFmeEc2
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Among the six new China domestic cases are three Xinfadi market workers, market one visitor and two employees at the China Meat Research Centre, seven kms away. One of the employees had visited the market last week https://t.co/82JocJRS0G pic.twitter.com/CDKHDQepXB
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More than 10 thousand workers of the market needs to be tested for COVID-19. During the day, more than 40 employees have already confirmed coronavirus, the disease is asymptomatic. In addition to the “Sinhali” suspended the work of several wholesale markets in Beijing. To supply for Beijing residents vegetables and fruits will open temporary pavilions and tents, reports “Interfax”.
At the outbreak of the coronavirus in placed under quarantine compounds closed kindergartens and schools, residents should follow a policy of isolation without the right to leave the house. Power will be delivered to residents food at home with the help of volunteers. In Beijing canceled a sporting event, a moratorium on domestic tourism. Started a massive population survey.
“More worrisome is that a new cluster of infection at first sight not associated with any imported cases of the disease, that is, the virus somehow managed to stay unnoticed for a long time,” said France 24 correspondent in Beijing (quoted by BFM.ru).
This is the first cases of infection with coronavirus in the last two months in Beijing, excluding imported cases. Acting head of the district administration Chu Suniva reported that in Fengtai district, will operate the increased control of the second level, in other parts of Beijing will remain high at least the third level of response.